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BACON-WRAPPED 


By Ellen Cushing 


When very young people suddenly 
become very rich, they impart 
radical changes to our cultural 
and economic landscape 
— and not necessarily 
for the better. 


More Deadly Secrets 10 

A federal judge has ruled that jurors must 
not learn about complaints filed against 
two Oakland cops who fatally shot a barber. 


Can Popuphood Help KONO? 11 

Despite the success of First Friday, the 
Koreatown Northgate district has been 
plagued by vacant storefronts. 


Art of the Combative Interview. .27 

Lawrence Wright takes on fallen 
journalism hero Oriana Fallaci in this 
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When very young people suddenly 
become very rich, they impart 
radical changes to our cultural 
and economic landscape 
— and not necessarily 
for the better. 

By Ellen Cushing 



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